Mark is originally from Maiden, NC. He graduated from Appalachian State with a degree in business management, after working for his family in the building supply business for 10 years. He was a part time scuba instructor for 15 years. In 2008, Mark worked in the home security business until until 2014 when he and his family moved to Shallotte, NC. He then worked for a rent-to-own business for several years before joining the Anglers Marine Team. In his free time, Mark enjoys shooting pistols and going to the beach with his wife and kids.